Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and UWM invest nearly $40 million to create Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute will advance data science and technology learning to strengthen future talent in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE _ Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest step by the financial security company […]

Urban Autism Summit returns Saturday, June 23

A collaboration of Milwaukee nonprofits and advocacy groups will co-host the fifth annual Urban Autism Summit on Saturday, June 23, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Penfield Montessori Academy, 1441 N. 24th St. in Milwaukee. The 2018 summit, “Leadership Throughout the Lifespan,” brings together people with autism, their family members, medical professionals and other service providers whose […]

UWM offers new, accredited undergraduate degree in public health

MILWAUKEE _ Wisconsin’s only accredited, dedicated public health school, the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at UW-Milwaukee, will offer its first undergraduate degree in public health beginning in Spring 2019. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved the university’s proposal for a bachelor’s program in public health on Friday, June 8, […]

Mental health summit reaches out to African-American veterans

The sixth annual VA Mental Health Summit, set for Saturday, June 23, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will focus on African-American veterans. “Part of our mandate is to make sure that all of the veterans in our community know all of the services that are available and what the VA has to offer,” said William […]

Film series to focus on poverty, incarceration and racism

MILWAUKEE _ Audiences will come face-to-face with poverty, mass incarceration and racism, and learn what they can do to help, during the Helen Bader Institute’s Summer Film Series at UW-Milwaukee. The Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management debuts its summer film series on June 4. Showing one film per month through August, the series examines […]

UW-Milwaukee to award more than 3,300 degrees May 20

MILWAUKEE _ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will award more than 3,300 degrees at its 118th commencement on Sunday, May 20, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Degrees will be awarded at two ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Peter Feigin, president of the Milwaukee Bucks, will be the […]